MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
VIETNAM INTERNET NETWORK INFORMATION CENTER

Activities and Events

  • On May 3, 2017, Vietnam Internet Network Center (VNNIC) and ICANN APAC Hub hosted the “Media briefing on IDN” conference at the office of Ministry of Information and Communications. The conference was co-chaired by Mr. Tran Minh Tan - Director General of VNNIC, and Mr. Jia Rong Low - Managing Director of ICANN APAC Hub, and attended by representatives of ICANN AND VNNIC, as well as more than 30 representatives from local press media and .VN registrars.

  • On Friday, May 5th 2017, the “IPv6 and Internet of Things” conference was successfully hosted by the National IPv6 Task Force (IPv6TF) on the occasion of Viet Nam IPv6 Day 2017, with the attendance of Mr. Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Information and Communcations (MIC).  

  • By April 2017, more than 400,000 .VN domain names have been maintained in the system. In recent years, the annual growth rate of .VN has always been more than 10%, as well as the number of newly registered domain names growing over the years with similar growth rate.

  • Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) 71st Meeting (APTLD 71) and Annual Gengeral Meeting (AGM) was held by Viet Nam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) at Prince Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City from 2nd to 3rd March, 2017, with the record participation of more than 100 participants from ccTLD registries in the region.

  • On 27th February, 2017, Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Operational Technologies 2017 (APRICOT 2017), the leading internet forum in the Asia Pacific region, was officially held at Sheraton Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. The conference attracted approximately 700 attendees including Internet engineers, operators, researchers, service providers, users and policy communities from more than 60 countries all over the world.

  • Under the Circular No. 208/2016/TT-BTC by Ministry of Finance which was issued to replace Circular No. 189/2010/TT-BTC enacted in 2010, from January 1, 2017, the registration fee and maintenance charge for national domain names “.vn” will be collected at new rates.

  • On September 13th 2016, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ (Russia) took placed at the office of Ministry of Information & Communications (MIC) in Hanoi. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of MIC, together with the representatives of other MIC departments.

  • From 22 -25/8/2016, two experts from NZRS, the registry of .NZ paid a working visit to VNNIC to work on the Vietnam DNSSEC deployment project which had been approved by the Minister of Information and Communications.

  • On July 22nd 2016, Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) hosted the annual Open Policy Meeting (OPM) 2016 in Hanoi office, with remote participation via teleconference of Danang city and Hochiminh city. Besides, VNNIC, in collaboration with APNIC and ICANN, hosted a workshop on DNSSEC from July 19th to 21st 2016, with the participation of more than 20 engineers and staff of government authorities, ISPs, CSPs, .vn accredited registrars.

  • On May 6th 2016, at Melia Hotel, Hanoi, the conference “National IPv6 Action Plan – Providing IPv6 services together” was hosted by the Vietnam IPv6 Task Force (VNIPv6TF), attended by Mr. Phan Tam – Deputy Minister of Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and chaired by Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) – the Standing Committee of VNIPv6TF.

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